BLUFFTON — There have been only four individual games of scoring 50 or more points in all of Division III basketball this season through Feb. 22, and at the top of that list is junior Thayne Recker of Bluffton University.
HOUGHTON, Mich. — Over the years, former Shawnee standout Tom Scott has proven he can run with nearly anyone in middle distance races.Throughout high school, Scott excelled at a high level in track and cross country.
LIMA — The University of Northwestern Ohio men's basketball program is in unchartered waters.But, there's no need to be concerned.
ADA — As commanding as Ohio Northern's women began Thursday's game against visiting Capital, it was virtually inconceivable at the time to think the Polar Bears wouldn't be moving on to Saturday's Ohio Athletic Conference...
CANTON — Kathryn Samuelson of Ottawa-Glandorf led area swimmers who qualified for today's finals of the Division II Swimming & Diving State Tournament at the C.T. Branin Natatorium with a tie for sixth place in the 100-yard backstroke with...
BoysAdams Central, Ind. 43, Rockford Parkway 34Akr. Hoban 56, Chardon NDCL 48Archbold 58, Bryan 34Cle. Collinwood 60, Hunting Valley University 50
High SchoolsSwimmingDivision IIAt C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton
VAN WERT — There wasn't so much a defining moment in Ottoville's 51-29 win over Fort Jennings in the first round of the Van Wert Division IV girls basketball sectional Wednesday night as there was a declining...
WAPAKONETA — Coldwater's state cross country champion Sarah Kanney did what she does best.She continually flew up and down the court and flipped in fast-break layups nearly at will.
HICKSVILLE — Erin Morrow had 21 points and Alexa Dunlap scored 14 as Van Wert advanced to Division II sectional championship in girls basketball Wednesday night.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Late in the first half, the University of Northwestern Ohio women's basketball team tied its Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference quarterfinal against Cornerstone University at 23-23. From that point forward, the...
CANTON — Coldwater's Caleb Keck finished fourth in the state boys 1-meter Division II diving competiton Wednesday at the C.T. Branin Natatorium.
GirlsCenterburg 50, Mt. Gilead 35Division ICenterville 64, Springfield 12Cin. McAuley 72, Cin. St. Ursula 37Cols. DeSales 54, Canal Winchester 46
High schoolsBoys BasketballKenton 56, Upper Scioto Valley 49at KentonUpper Scioto Valley
ADA — Ohio Northern junior Lindsey Inkrott and sophomore Jill Chapman were selected to participate at the 2105 NCAA Division III Women's Swimming & Diving Championships March 18-21 at the Conroe Natatorium in Shenandoah,...
COLUMBUS — Wapakoneta boys bowling coach James Kaeck is among 21 coaches from across Ohio who have been recognized by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) as 2013-14 Ohio Coaches of the Year in their respective sport,...
Allie Thobe of Marion Local has been named the Midwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year in girls basketball.Joining her on the first team were Brooke Welsch of Coldwater, Tori Le
Lima Senior football guard Khiry Smith-Williams will be signing to play at Thursday at 10:00 am at the school to play for Division II Ashland University. He will be joined by running back Juniel Liles who had previously committed to Ashland.
Bluffton University's Trey Everett (Sidney, Ohio/Fairlawn) has been named the 2015 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Year.
BATH TOWNSHIP — If a high school basketball team can play to one of its strengths, good things will usually happen for it.
SPENCERVILLE — St. Marys did a lot of things right when it mattered on Tuesday.
FOSTORIA — Ashland did exactly what it needed to down the stretch.It protected the ball, rebounded and made free throws.
Four years ago when I began doing radio broadcasts of UNOH basketball games with Mike Mullen, I was immediately impressed with the level of talent the top tier teams in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference boasted. My initial impression was that...
KENTON — Paige Jones had 16 points and Alyse Clune scored 13 as New Bremen defeated Spencerville 41-28 to advance in the Division IV sectional. Katie Merriman and Schylar Miller had nine points each for Spencerville.
ALLIANCE — Ohio Northern got off to a slow start and was not able to recover in a 101-82 loss at Mount Union on Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament at the McPherson Academic and...
GirlsBarberton 54, Akr. Coventry 28Kettering Alter 75, Wilmington 34Mogadore Field 47, Mogadore 45Division IAshland 58, Lima Sr. 54
Youngstown State's Heidi Schlegel has been recognized by the Horizon League, College Sports Madness and espnW for her performances last week in two Penguins victories against Milwaukee and Valparaiso.
Upper Scioto Valley's Lane Hurley and Emily Patton were named Northwest Central Conference Players of the Year in the voting for the All-NWCC teams.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Reds manager Bryan Price said it's “unfair and inaccurate” for Miami pitcher Mat Latos to suggest that Cincinnati rushed him back from an injury last season and lacked leadership in the...
Lima Senior broke out of a 39-39 halftime tie to take an 88-73 boys basketball win at Mansfield Senior on Monday night.
ADA – For just a second, it looked like old times.Jimmy Conrad came down the floor at Ohio Northern, pulled up and knocked down a 3-pointer.
VAN WERT – Before Ohio State played Miami for the football national championship in 2002, the allegation that OSU did not care enough about the academic life of its athletes was the center piece of an angry rant by standout running back Maurice...
1. As the girls basketball tournament tips off this week can one of the teams from the area get to state?Last year was a rare year for the area. No girls basketball teams reached the state tournament.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The real test for Joey Votto will come once spring training officially starts for Cincinnati's position players.For now, though, he's encouraged.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Soaked in booze but drinking a Coke, Joey Logano fretted over how he and his new bride would celebrate his most significant victory.
ADA — The Ohio Northern women's basketball team claimed the Ohio Athletic Conference regular-season title with a 51-48 victory over Marietta Sunday afternoon at the King Horn Center.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Joe Gibbs is unsure how long Kyle Busch will be sidelined with a broken right leg and left foot from a crash at Daytona International Speedway.
Jahosh Allen pulled down his National Championship belt off the wooden shelf which overlooked the gym.Once the Lima South Side boxer let a few people inspect the belt, he stood on a chair and returned to is place on the shelf.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Ohio State came out flat and handed Michigan a highlight in an otherwise lost season for the Wolverines.
ADA – There are certain courses required for a college major.Then, there are courses that are classified as electives.
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — The ovation wasn't quite as deafening as it was 35 years ago. It was riveting, nonetheless, for Dave Christian and his old Olympic buddies, together again to celebrate their Miracle on Ice.
According to the Ohio Division of Wildlife, proposals to reduce bag limits and adjusting hunting seasons work to stabilize deer populations.
LIMA – The predictions were a little off. But Lima Central Catholic was definitely on its game when it beat Celina 60-50 in a match-up of state-ranked boys basketball teams on Saturday night at LCC.
LIMA — The Garage, home of champions.That's the latest tag for the cozy home of the University of Northwestern Ohio.
WAYNESFIELD — Spencer Miller had 30 points and 15 rebounds as Allen East defeated Waynesfield-Goshen 77-51 in boys basketball Saturday night.
BoysAnn Arbor Huron, Mich. 69, Springfield 46Arlington 48, Liberty Center 47Bloomdale Elmwood 51, Elmore Woodmore 45Bluffton 75, Vanlue 34
For the doubters who say it's too difficult to have a winning football program at Shawnee High School, Jon Carpenter has the ultimate comeback if he chooses to use it.
Boys BasketballBluffton 75, Vanlue 34at BlufftonVanlueSmith 26, Wagner 8 Totals: 12-5-34Bluffton
MINSTER — The young men of Coldwater were not about to be outdone by the Lady Cavaliers and exploded out of the gate on Saturday afternoon with a score of 1,129 in game one of the OHSAA Division II Sectional at Community Lanes.
CINCINNATI — Butler's best stretch of the season ended with the Bulldogs getting pushed around and routed on the road.